6th Annual Greenhouse Short Course

Friday, November 1, 2019 | Ames, Iowa

A one-day course providing the latest and cutting-edge information about greenhouse crop production. The program is for any and all greenhouse growers, including commercial, research, and public sectors.

Pesticide applicator recertification

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has approved the ISU Greenhouse Short Course as a continuing instruction course for commercial pesticide applicator categories 3O, 3G, and 10 for calendar year 2019

An additional fee of $35 is charged for those seeking recertification. Please select this option during online registration if you are seeking recertification.

Program

Time Topic
8:00 am Registration check-in
8:30 Introductions, pre-survey
8:45 In-house nutritional monitoring of greenhouse crops – Dr. W. Garrett Owen, greenhouse and floriculture outreach specialist, Horticulture, Michigan State University
9:30 Root rots – Dr. Janna Beckerman, professor, Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University
10:15 Break
10:30 Recognition of sensitive areas as potentially impacted by pesticide applications, restricted entry interval and preharvest interval – Dr Mark Shour, extension program specialist, Pesticide Safety Education Program, Iowa State University
11:15 Home-grown consumer research: DIY – Dr. Bridget Behe, professor, Horticulture, Michigan State University
12:00 pm Lunch (provided)
12:45 New trends in the greenhouse – Dr. W. Garrett Owen, greenhouse and floriculture outreach specialist, Horticulture, Michigan State University
1:30 Vertigo-free fungicide rotations – Dr. Janna Beckerman, professor, Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University
2:15 Break
2:30 The art and science of pricing products – Dr. Bridget Behe, professor, Horticulture, Michigan State University
3:15 Restricting phosphorous for flowering containerized plants – Chris Currey, assistant professor, Horticulture, Iowa State University
3:45 Closing comments, post-program survey
4:00 Course adjourns

When

Friday, November 1, 2019

Registration check-in 8:00 AM.
Program begins at 8:30 AM and concludes at 4:00 PM.

Where

Reiman Gardens - Garden Room
1215 University Blvd
Ames, Iowa 50011

Parking is available in designated areas adjacent to the gardens entrance.

Sponsors

Register

$60

Early registration, prior to midnight Oct 21

$75

Late registration, prior to midnight Oct 29

$35 OPTIONAL

Commercial pesticide applicator recertification.
Must register and attend entire course to receive recertifcation.

Registration includes lunch, refreshment breaks and course materials.

Reminders

  • Class size is limited to 120 and pre-registration is required to attend. Registrations accepted on a first-come, first-paid basis. Registration will be closed if the course reaches capacity.
  • Registration is final. There will be no refunds of registration fees for this course. Substitutions will be allowed.
  • Confirmation of registration is sent via email. Please provide a valid email address when registering

Contact

Chris Currey staff photo

Chris Currey
assistant professor, Horticulture
(515) 294-1917
ccurrey@iastate.edu


For assistance with registration, receipts, cancellation or questions on the status of your registration please contact ANR Program Services at (515) 294-6429 or anr@iastate.edu.